London, South Kensington
28 April 2000
NOWELL, Alexander. ... Catechismus sive prima institutio, disciplinaq; pietatis christianae, Graecè & Latinè explicata, text in Greek and Latin, London: [Reginald Wolfe], 1573. Small 8°, woodcut device on title, a few woodcut initials (light waterstaining at beginning), recent panelled calf. First parallel Greek and Latin edition. STC 18707; Brunet IV, 133.
Nowell's catechism, first published in 1570, became a cornerstone of the "Elizabethan Settlement of Religion" as an authorised textbook for the instruction of both Latin and doctrine.
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